23 people told us what movie always makes them ugly cry

We all have those days when life feels too overwhelming and we just want to curl up in a ball and hide from the world. Sometimes, the best remedy for these kinds of days is just a long hard cry with a tear-jerking movie and endless amounts of cookie dough, of course.

There are several movies that have the ability to reduce me to a sobbing hot mess—particularly any film with animals like Marley & Me. *sniff*

We decided to ask theBERRY audience about their go-to ugly cry movies and the responses will inspire you to have an all day emotional marathon. Get the tissues ready!

1. Sarenna Gunderson – Homeward Bound

“When they finally make it back home and Shadow is the last one the kids see. Ugh. That’s a hard ugly cry.”

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2. Greer Vanderbyl – A Little Princess

“It’s about a girl whose father goes missing in the war so the boarding school she’s at makes her a servant. I’ve seen it probably 20 times and I still ugly cry. Every time. At least twice.”

3. Carissa Murray – Hachi

“Box if tissues, ugly cry and cuddling with my puppy on my lap. Every time.”

4. Laura Girard Hlavenka – Steel Magnolias

“Shelby’s funeral gets me everytime. Snot and everything. And then, there’s that moment when Ouisa is pushed in front of M’Lynn when she wants to hit something and I ugly laugh and cry at the same time.”

5. Staci Proffit – The Notebook

“When she ‘comes back’ and then all the sudden she freaks out and doesn’t know Noah and he starts crying.”

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6. Debi Ciminelli-Morar – Terms of Endearment

“When the little boy who is at the age where he treats his Mom bad, but has to say goodbye to her. Gets my guts every time.”

7. AnaLisa Marie – The Stepmom

“It’s even worse now that my mom has as very rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. Thankfully she’s in remission now.”

8. Rhiannon Justyna Ostrowski – The Color Purple

“I cry during a couple parts of the movie, but when it gets to the end I cry like a frickin’ baby every single time.”

9. Sasha Brunelle – Collateral Beauty

“My husband died unexpectedly so the whole movie made me ugly cry.”

10. Jenn Casey – Marley and Me

“The book AND the movie!! even before that part comes up, I’m crying!!…jeezus, just thinking about it makes me tear up a little!”

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11. Nickie Pinkston – The Mighty Heart

“It recounts events surrounding the AIDS epidemic in the gay community in the 80s, that made me cry so hard I had a headache for hours and felt like I was going to throw up. It was truly an awakening for me and such a great story.”

12. Charlotte Aubry – Sex In The City 2

“When Carrie talks to Big on the phone and he tells her he’s not showing up to the wedding and she falls to her knees in her wedding dress and begs her friends to get her out of there. Ugh.”

13. Elizabeth Randell – Crash

“The scene where the shopkeeper pulls a gun on Michael Pena and his daughter tries to save him with her invisible cloak gets me EVERY TIME.”

14. Ashley Powell – The Fox and The Hound

“I watched it after I moved out of my moms at 18 (and I seriously wasn’t ready) and I cried so hard I had a sore throat the next day.”

15. Molly Handler – The Family Stone

“Watch it every Christmas and bawl each time.”

16. Christina Boone Scott – Up

“Holy crap. That sequence in the beginning, the part with no words? Gets me every single time.”

17. Sara Filbert – Forrest Gump

“When Jenny dies and he’s talking to her at her grave… I bawl like a baby every time.”

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18. Reanna Peters – A Walk To Remember 

“When Mandy and Shane get married before she dies.”

19. Moon Hart – My Girl

“He can’t see without his glasses!”

20. saradiana8 – Big Hero 6

“He goes through so much loss throughout the movie and the climax of the movie really gets me.”

21. sam.i.am3266 – Titanic.

“Ugly cried until my shirt was soaked.”

22. tulipsgrowfaster – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2

“It’s my go to ‘I just need a good cry’ movie.”

23. sallie_ann – Patch Adams

“I can’t.”
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